September 03, 2014
With support from NSF's EarthCube initiative, UCAR is launching a project with two partners—Cornell University and UNAVCO—that aims to connect the dots among field experiments, research teams, datasets, research instruments, and published findings.
Cloud streets above Bering Sea off south coast of Alaska, 4/7/13
April 17, 2014
UCAR's Unidata program, which provides unique support to researchers and students worldwide, will expand its services over the next five years.
Geosciences computing: This 3-D depiction of the flow in and around 2008's Hurricane Gustav was created using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer.
November 05, 2013
NCAR is helping to assure that atmospheric field campaigns will pay off for years to come by maintaining one of the world’s largest archives of data from observational studies.
NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V at HIPPO field project in Alaska
November 30, 2012
What if we could use the data from fevered searches for flu information on the Web, plus humidity observations, to help predict the course of an outbreak? If new research lives up to its promise, we’ll soon be able to do just that.
Goolge and flu-Person getting the influenza vaccine via injection
May 18, 2012
The rapid growth in science journals has produced an avalanche of literature that keeps researchers scrambling to keep up. Underneath, there’s an even larger buildup of supporting data. Experts met at UCAR to consider best practices for citing this ever-growing pool of data.
Joan Starr addresses the UCAR workshop on data citation
February 08, 2012
Paradata—information on how people access and share information through social media—could play a big role in assessing the usefulness of educational resources in the university setting, according to Susan Van Gundy.
UCAR Magazine
February 08, 2012
There’s much more to wind energy than throwing a few turbines up and watching the blades spin and the cash roll in. NCAR and partners are adding rigor and efficiency to wind power prediction and resource assessment.
UCAR Magazine
February 08, 2012
The growing array of tools at the disposal of climate scientists doesn’t necessarily make life any easier for them. Each set of data has its idiosyncrasies, some of which aren’t evident at first glance.
Group photo of Clara Deser, David Schneider, and Dennis Shea
February 06, 2012
Researchers looking for images to help analyze and illustrate critical weather events may 
find what they’re looking for at the NCAR-based Meteorological Case Study Selection Kit.
500-millibar weather map from the 2011 Groundhog Day snowstorm
January 15, 2010
Unidata celebrated its 25th anniversary on 15-16 October with a rare gathering of staff, founders, partners, and collaborators from around the country. Attendees celebrated the program's accomplishments and looked ahead to the future.
old computer and keyboard
May 01, 2007
Doug Nychka, NCAR's Institute for Mathematics Applied to the Geosciences • A statistician by training, Doug leads IMAGe in its mission to bring mathematical models and tools to bear on fundamental problems in the geosciences.
Photograph of Doug Nychka
May 02, 2006
Tim Scheitlin, NCAR's Computational Information Systems Laboratory • "One of the most rewarding things about this job is taking scientific data and making it visually interesting while preserving scientific accuracy," Scheitlin says.
Photo of Tim Scheitlin
April 01, 2006
Jielun Sun, NCAR's Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division • Sun likens data analysis to a form of meditation. "It's all about discovery," she explains. "Every time I look at data, I see something and feel like I learn things."
Photo of Jielun Sun
December 01, 2005
Claudia Tebaldi, NCAR's Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences • One of Claudia's favorite things about her job is working closely with the scientists who interpret the data that she analyzes. "Because I'm a statistician, I couldn't be anything but a team player," she points out.
Photo of Claudia Tebaldi
May 01, 2005
Amik St-Cyr, NCAR's Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences • St-Cyr solves problems at the intersection of math, physics, and computer science.
Photo of Amik St-Cyr
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